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Thursday & Friday, May 9 & 10, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:
Michael A. Ferrara, Jr., Esq.
The Ferrara Law Firm, LLC
Cherry Hill, NJ

José W. Hernandez, Esq.
Kotlar, Hernandez & Cohen, LLC
Cherry Hill, NJ
Scott G. Leonard, Esq.
Leonard Legal Group, LLC
Morristown, NJ

Ann M. Merritt, Esq.
Tobin, Kessler, Greenstein, Caruso Weiner & Konray
Clark, NJ

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Moderator: Michael A. Ferrara, Jr., Esq. and Ann M. Merritt, Esq.

8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Lynne M. Kizis, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting & Elections

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Romance in the Air - What's Ethical Regarding Clients and Co-workers
Maureen S. Binetti, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm
Solicitation of Cases - What's Ethical and What's Not
Gerald H. Baker, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Ethical Considerations Regarding Referral Fees
Thomas R. Smith, Esq. • Princeton, NJ

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Now You've Gotten a Dreaded Ethics Complaint: What to do Next
Raymond S. Londa, Esq. • Elizabeth, NJ

4:20 pm - 4:40 pm

Contact with Former Employees and Witnesses: What's Allowed and What's Not
Megan P. Gable, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Withholding Evidence, Falsely Certifying Facts, Misrepresenting to the Court, 
Hiding Insurance Coverage, and Coaching Witnesses to Lie: 
What is the Best Way to Handle when Confronted with This Behavior?

Michael Noriega, Esq. • Scotch Plains, NJ
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall

Friday, May 10, 2019
Moderators: José W. Hernandez, Esq. and 
Scott G. Leonard, Esq.

Managing Stress in the Digital Age: 
A Guide to Attorney Well-Being and a Happier Life

6:30 am - 8:30 am
Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Why are Attorneys so Stressed Out? - Tips to Prevent Burnout
Lori E. Andrus, Esq. • San Francisco, CA

1:20 pm - 2:10 pm
Attorney Wellness and Managing Stress
William John Kane, Esq. • New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program • New Brunswick, NJ

2:10 pm - 3:00 pm
Attorney Well-Being: The Key to Personal and Professional Success
Noreen Braman, Communication & Technology Manager • 
New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program • New Brunswick, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2019 features 32 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2019, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.80 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.80 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 4.80 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 0.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law and/or matrimonial law.

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on May 3, 2019.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, May 3rd is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or
 an on-demand seminar at


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